There's no easier way to make me happy than to reference Cindy's (Adrienne C. Moore) conversation to Judaism, and I'm always in awe of Uzo Aduba's commitment to Suzanne's tenuous grasp on stability. But adult OITNB fans will love that they included all the characters, uniforms, and even the SHU from the show.
The confiscation of the guards' phones lead to the inmates' losing themselves online, where Black Cindy (Adrienne C. Moore) finds herself turned into a viral meme and the Latina airheads Maritza (Diane Guerrero) and Blanca (Laura Gomez) attempt to become YouTube pin-ups - cute storylines that have no bearing on prison existence. Sorry how did she get here?
Popular character Stella (Ruby Rose) was sent to Max in season 3 after being set up by Piper for the illegal underwear business. The show may not appear ordinary, and it actually may not be ordinary at all given how unclear it is where all of these board-resetting plotlines will take us - which is perhaps the biggest fear of the new season - but it is achingly ordinary in moments where it matters.
Daya was ready to pull the trigger in the season four finale of 'Orange Is the New Black'. For the first time at Litchfield, the inmates have a modicum of autonomy, holding guards hostage and creating their own rules of governance. We want to see Nicky as a little Nicky, please. The unprecedented season will take place in real time and over the course of just three days, leaving the inmates' lives forever changed as they are emboldened to fight for redemption, resolution and the respect they deserve. Season 5 will pick up right from the events of the previous installment in which Daya (Dascha Polanco) pointing a gun at corrections officer Thomas Humphrey's head. Rumours are swirling that Judy could somehow play a role in what happens next: Could she be shot? In early seasons, the flashbacks folded into the prison narrative like flawless short stories, only revealing their thematic importance toward the end.
And no, it's not a new edgy marketing move, Sesame Street was doing this long before they were acquired by HBO. They forced viewers to re-evaluate characters, to confront the things we were rooting for our heroes to do and ponder the motivations of people we thought were villains.
What can we expect from the new season? She said, 'I get it, I understand.' A lot of the other actors got very nervous and were outraged, like, 'How could you do this to her?' And it's like, 'I'm not doing it to her. Remember, never say never folks.
In the end, Piper converts Red, Mr. Moustache, and the entire class from orange skeptics to enthusiasts, but sadly, her good deed still lands her in time-out.